The Believers Love Allahﷻ
Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
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To learn Rihanna Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa salatu salam ala Shafi lambier, mousseline, Muhammad Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi, wa aalihi wa sahbihi wa sallam to Stephen Cathedral casilla formado My dear brothers and sisters,
Allah subhana wa tada men mentioned us.
Allah mentioned the believers and I asked a lot Ronald Allah to include us among the believers, who he called meaning.
Allah subhanho wa Taala mentioned the believers and said wamena nassima yet he room in do nilay another you have born in Hong Kong Bella Valentina mano, a shadow Bella. I was around the desert and of mankind are some people who dig for worship. Others besides Allah subhanho wa Taala as rivals to Allah, and they love them as they love Allah.
But those who believe
bernadina armano a shadow Allah, but those who believe love Allah subhanho wa Taala Lu more than anything and anyone else.
The issue is not just of loving Allah subhanho wa Taala but of loving Allah subhanaw taala more than anyone and anything else and Allah subhana wa tada call this a distinguishing feature of the believers.
What an honor, just think about that I want you to do get your mind around this, I want you to reflect on this. What an honor that Allah subhanho wa Taala, who declared love for himself as the distinguishing feature that defines a believer who is a believer, the one who loves Allah, more than anyone and anything as who said this, Allah Subhana Allah Jalla Jalla Allah who himself said this, who is Allah, He is the one who knows what is in the heart, which is the seat of love the heart, who knows what's in it? Allah subhanho
wa Taala mubi that is pseudo He is the one who knows what is inside the hearts inside the chests. And he is saying the believer is one who loves Allah subhanho wa Taala and does not just love Allah subhanho wa Taala but he loves a lot Renata more than he loves anyone and anything else. ask Allah subhanaw taala to make us among those who love him more than anyone and anything else and ask Allah subhanaw taala to be our witness, that we love him more than anyone and anything else. Because who is the best witness in this in this particular case, Allah Subhana Allah that nobody else can say this with certainty, whether I love Allah or not, because all that you have to go by is my speech
and my action. And both of these may be right, they may be wrong, who knows for certain that I love Allah more than I love anyone and anything else is Allah subhanaw taala so if I know that, then I make Allah subhanho wa Taala my witness
that I love him more than I love anybody and anything else in this world without reservation. And without any qualification, total and complete love, number one more than anyone and anything else for Allah subhanho wa Taala
my brothers and sisters
question to ask is,
Allah mentioned this as the criteria, Allah said, the believer is the one who loves a love more than anyone and anything is the question to have for us to ask ourselves this. Do we love Allah?
Do we really love Allah subhanho wa Taala or not? Because if we don't love Allah subhanaw taala then this criterion does not apply to us It doesn't matter.
It is not something that is going to help us in this life or the next because it doesn't apply to us. So do we love Allah subhanho wa Taala that's the question I asked myself and that is a question I request you to ask yourself. Ramadan al Karim came to draw us closer to Allah subhanho wa Taala it came to make us moutoku
who is a Moto G and Moto G is someone whose sole concern is the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala who is a Mata Mata Ki is somebody who's criterion for every decision in his life. Every time he says something every time he does something
Only thing is thinking about it about it, does it please Allah subhanho wa Taala This is about Ducky who is someone who has the deepest and the closest relationship with Allah subhanaw taala
and someone who is focused on Allah and on pleasing Allah subhanho wa Taala gelatin, someone whose greatest pleasure is in spending time with Allah subhanho wa Taala which is which means worshiping Allah subhanho wa Taala spending time in the vicar of Allah, whether it is still out to Cora, whether it is thicker as in various, our other than a scar or whether it is it is Salah itself, spending time with Allah. Rasool Allah, Allah said to be larvae and Ravana the alano which we know in the famous are these yeah Bella Akemi Salah salata
Bihar yeah bilello akima salata, Ariana BIA, he said, Give, establish the salah, call the other call the karma, so that we can get relief and rest and tranquility because of Salah. Salah was relief. Salah was Sarah was tranquility for a socializer salam and the Sahaba they didn't just pray to fulfill our duty. They prayed because they love to pray. They prayed because this was a sign of their love for Allah subhanaw taala they prayed because they
to do something, just for the love of it. Show is evidence that you love that thing. Right? So they prayed because it was a sign of their love for las mountain to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala because of how much you enjoy. Now think about this. I reflect on for myself. What is my Salah?
What is my Salah? Is my Salah something it's a fork, so I do it. I'm not talking about those who don't do it. I'm talking about those who do pray. Are you praying? Am I praying because as Okay, this is for that must finish it. That's one level. Let me finish it, you know, it's like a, like a worker like a laborer who's doing his work. So he carries his load on his head. He goes and dumps it and he's done with it. Right? He washes his hands and he's gone home and I've done my work, I must get my wage. So there's one like that, for whom it's a it's a burden to be discharged. He discharges it, he feels free. And he and he has gone home. There may be somebody else who's praying because he
or she feels you know, if I don't pray, I will get punished. I don't pray. This is a question of the day of judgment. This is a question in the cover guy I'm going to die one day and then I'm going to get beaten up in the cover I in my grave. I don't want to do that. So I'm praying hamdulillah whatever reason you pray, may Allah accept the Salah, and May Allah subhanaw taala you know, reward you with that melasma make your prayer, beautify it and make it fit for acceptance by him gelato, but I'm just saying different reasons. And then there is another person. These are the Sahaba of Michel Salah. This was also rasa himself, who's to wait for the Salah, who love to pray about our
evening Ambassador lanova I mentioned this so many times well I as I love talking about these things again and again because it gives us so much of energy and so much of inspiration. Somebody asked the servant of Abraham basil Delano they said please tell me about the life of your daily life of your of your of your master. You know when people come to different people, they say please tell me how is your day from morning till night from the time you wake up to the time you sleep How do you spend the day because I would like to model myself on that people ask this question. So somebody went to the servant of Ivanova Solano. And he said please tell me what is the life of your master like he
said, my life of my master is very simple. He from one Salah he waits for another Salah, and in between in that time he makes zeker of Allah Subhana Allah and he recites Koran from one Salah he waits for waits for he's not saying oh my god said no, no, he's waiting. When will you die? When will it be time? When will it be time right? So from the time of one Salah, he waits for the next Salah, and in between in this time, he said Cora now imagine this is a man who's a who's a businessman. So he was also trading he was also doing business here. He was also going to his office and so on so forth. But that does not stop him from two things. One is looking forward to the next
salah and from making zeker have Allah subhanho wa Taala in between. This is a sign of love. What is is it is a sign of love, the one who loves continuously and constantly things about his beloved, no matter what he or she is doing. They are constantly focused on the one
They love that day and night, every time they see something, they say, Oh, I wish my beloved was here. I wish I could show them this thing that my wife and I we are. We have very,
very, very different interests, and hamdulillah very different interests. And I remember anytime I remind us all our doors, I mean, I'm happiest when I'm in the bush, with all kinds of wild, wild animals and watching and so on. We're photographing, and millions of times I think to myself, Oh my god, I wished my wife was here. I wish I could show her the seat. I wish she could see this. For her line is a line is a line. I mean, she she didn't want you seen them all. Me? No, it's not me. For me, every line is different. Every board is different. So I'm just saying that even though I mean, I don't force her, she doesn't force me. And on a side note, let me tell you this is the simple
principle for a happy married life is don't try to force your wife to do something that you want to deliver. As long as the two spouses are not doing something which is haram. The only time is if they're doing something which is prohibited if it is doing something which is you know, illegal or immoral, or adds calories, then you can stop there. But other than that, don't interfere with their life. Let them go. If she if she has a different kind of interest. She's an artist, she's a she's a painter, she does abstracts. She loves art for me that you know, a painting is a painting is a painting. If it looks nice to me, I like it. If it doesn't look nice to me. I'm a Philistine in that
context, but the point I'm making is that a sign of love is what and when you are engaged in something which you see which you enjoy what you want to share it not with the whole world, you want to share it with that one special person. Now this is the beauty and Daniela Holmes Allah Allah subhanaw taala is above all examples, but this is the thing so does have a
resembling a McBain Salaam, this was their thing, which is that constant engagement with Allah Subhana constantly having the thought of Allah subhanaw taala in their minds, constantly constant engagement with Allah subhanho wa Taala. So Sarah, for them was really it was tranquility, beautiful. They didn't just pray to fulfill a duty right, they prayed because they love to pray. And this is the point I want to make. So now the question, of course is how do we get there? How do we get there? Now we get there by building our connection with Allah subhanaw taala This is very, very important. Like anything else, you have to work on this. So Allah subhanaw taala told us about this
with him, which when he said he told us what did he say? He said Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim, I begin In the name of Allah subhanho wa Taala husana Rahim who's the most merciful and the most beneficial.
ohana Rahim, Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen. All praise and all thanks is for Allah Subhana. Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah Who? The Creator, the Sustainer, the maintainer, the owner of the IRA mean of all the words the whole universe, who is he? Again, in a matter of three is our ohana. He mentioned twice. Again most benefits in most merciful.
I don't have any money molecule muddied. And he is the one who is the owner of the developer. Imagine when we are looking at this, we are praying and we are thinking about this and say, on the day of judgment, I'm going to go before Allah subhanaw taala. Who is he?
The Most Merciful? Is there anyone who can be more merciful than Allah? No, he's the most merciful. Is there anybody who can do more benefits and more generous than Allah? No, because he is the most benefited? Is there somebody who can forgive more than Allah? No, because he is the most forgiving. So the point is, Allah binaca forward to him but avani
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door made this door many many times
in Ramadan in on the odd nights in Qatar, so I haven't really asked a lot to accept that. The point is, that here is Allah Subhana Allah Allah Allah Allah who was mentioning his, his his duty and then that lesson what it is your money your then or what did Allah say?
Allah is telling us this is the way to ask me first. Praise me glorify Me, accept and own the fact that I own everything and on the day of judgment and now before that, and after that, and then
talk about your connection with me. establish your connection with me. Who are you? You're not saying Allah I am Indian. I'm, I'm black. I'm white. I'm American. Economy. Buddha, you're gonna say, our connection with Allah is not a connection of race. It is not a connection of color is not a connection of nationality. It's a connection of our audience. Who is the Abdullah? Who is the slave of Allah, the One who worships
with Allah subhanho wa Taala is a connection of
the connection with Rasulullah Salallahu Salam is a connection of love and following
a connection of love and falling following the diva of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa he was. So utlizing mentioned that connection first, he cannot sustain or lie worship only you. I asked help only from you. We are establishing our relationship with Allah subhanaw taala by invoking our right to be in his court, why are you here? Yeah, because I am yours. Why are you asking me Yala? Because I am yours.
Why are you asking me because nobody can give accept you.
Nobody can give accept you. Right? There is a famous story about one of the kings of my country, a man by the name of Jang Yi. He was the father of the man who built the Taj Mahal charges father, Jagger was known to be a very just kind of King and he had, he created a system where he put a bell, big Bell was put outside the door of his court. And the people had the right to come and ring that bell at any time of the day or the night if they had any need to ask the king. So now one day, a man comes from somewhere he's in, he's in trouble, he needs the help of the king. And as he raises his hand about to touch the bell, he looks inside. And in that huge, magnificent Durbar Hall of the
king. He sees Johnny praying, and Jagger is in studio, and then it sits up, raises his hands. And his mind is watching him. And he says to himself, well, I mean, this man who I came to ask for, he's asking somebody else, and I have access to that somebody else. So why should I ask this man? So he turns around, he doesn't ring the bell. He goes away, because he says, I have access to the one who this king is begging. So why would I go and ask a beggar? I don't ever ask. The king is a Burger King has nothing The king is begging the one who has so you're gonna do you're gonna say
you're like, give me your law. Protect me, y'all. I am yours. II I cannot say y'all I have a right to be here. Because I am your abs. I have a right to be here because you taught me how to call you, my brother, sister. This is what we have to get inside inside our heart by to build this feeling. Now how to do that. We do that by focusing on what we receive from Allah. And what we continue to receive every instant of our lives. A lot about sugar. Allah said the zero waste as Diana Ross tarzana bukhoma in Shakur, Toma as he then Nakhon wala Inca for whom in de la de Allah subhanaw taala said, which means it's sort of Rahim and remember when you are proclaimed, if you give thanks,
I will give you more of my blessings. But if you are ungrateful, verily my punishment is indeed severe.
thankfulness is the foundation of love. We are thankful to those who do good to us, and we love them for what they did. So let us think about what we need to thank Allah subhanaw taala for I don't mean the usual thing of saying, All I have is from Allah, and so I am grateful. What do you have? When you say all I have, when you say all what is that all? What is your thankfulness is being it's about being consciously thankful. It means looking at or thinking about something that Allah subhanaw taala blessed you with, and reflecting on it, reflecting on the fact that Allah subhanaw taala wasn't compelled to give it to you. But he did. savoring the pleasure of that thing, enjoying the
pleasure of that thing. And then thanking Allah subhanaw taala for that.
Do that for blessing after blessing. Remember that some of those blessings have names. So lots of them said, Milan Yes. gudinas lamb Yes, coup de la. The one is, the one who has not thanked the people has not thanked Allah subhanaw taala. So do that also thank those who helped you in life. It is true that we succeed by our own efforts, but some of the most critical efforts were made standing on somebody else's shoulders, even if you forgot, they won't forget to remember, is a sign of your honor.
fulfill that, thank them. And thank Allah and thank the people in your life who made you what you are today. Without the grace of Allah subhanho wa Taala and the support of those who give up their today for your tomorrow, you would be a number on a list. Allow me to let you into a secret. Notice how you feel when you thank Allah subhanaw taala and how you feel when you thank people. That is the immediate blessing which Allah subhanaw taala promised to those who Thank you, the increase.
The increase in blessing is not necessarily an increase in number, but an increase in the enjoyment of what Allah has given. This is what happens when you look at something and simply say Subhana Allah, it opens your eyes to the beauty of what you are looking at, and we're probably taking for granted. I am so grateful
for the fact that I have been living in this part of the world since September last year. I have seen three clear seasons in this period. I saw a fall with this variety of colors. I saw winter, and now spring. I recall the variety of colors the absolutely like it was a painted, which literally changed daily, like a painting that is automatically renewed every day in fall. I recall the air getting gradually chillier, then fall lived up to its name and we had dry leaves everywhere. I saw how people take care of their properties in this country by raking and blowing leaves and ensuring that their yards are always clean. That's how I met my dear friend Harold peace of mind was 92 years
old spend his time cleaning up his yard by himself. Then one day, it was all white snowstorm in the night with 18 inches of snow. I looked out my window and everything was pristine and smooth and clean and pure. I remember the first column where he said Allahumma Bari the brainy were buying a hapa gamma but buying the machine up well Maverick Allahu monokini Minh kataya gamma Naka Sobel via domina minute Dennis Allahumma de minimus kataya B cell g one, e one,
Allah, distance me, move me away from my just as you have distanced the east from the west, Allah purify me of my sins, as a white robe is purified of filth, or Allah cleanse me of my sins with snow and water and ice. And then, in the middle of all that white snow, I saw a splash of blood read a novel a northern Cardinal, the bird perched on the tip of a rock, jetty onto the snow. In that sea of white, he shone like a Ruby, the light reflecting off the snow and catch him in it. I took so hon Allah Allah Subhana Allah He will be handy. Your Allah, I thank you for this whole scene for the wildsnow and the cardinal who highlighted each other. But before that, I thank you for full color
vision, which allows me to see and enjoy this fabulous sight. As I stood there, watching the cardinal I sensed a shadow in the sky, and there was a peregrine falcon costing for pray. Allah subhanaw taala is the provider and some bird flew out of a stand of trees trying to climb across the open land below the Falcon. She closed her wings, and she stroked like a bolt of lightning out of the sun. There was a flat report of the strike. tuft of feathers flew up in the air, and the Falcon flew away with her breakfast, some dye so others can live. Then came spring and with it the American Robin with a with a bright blue eggs, their attitude. Their orange potbelly is hopping rapidly
across any open piece of land, hunting for earthworms and seeing constantly even after it gets dark. If birdsong is the hand of Allah, then the American Robin is a real Zahid and Zach, you, all this that I am saying are only hints and markers. The reality is vast nobody can count, let alone
Thank Allah subhanaw taala for his blessings, in the manner in which he must be thanked, but we must try. We must try. And in that trying, there is more blessing and immense pleasure. One way is to make a list of 10 things that you are grateful to Allah subhanaw taala for each day, every morning, or every night, take a notebook and write down your list of 10 things that you believe that you need to thank Allah subhanaw taala for that day, and then thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for those 10 things, one by one, make it a habit. teach it to your children, make this a project in your homes and your schools. Thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for 10 things every single day, begin every class
with that in school, begin your day or end your day with that whatever suits you. What do I need to thank Allah subhanaw taala for today 10 things that you need to do that and write them down. That's why the notebook write them down. Do that for one month, and see how your entire outlook on life completely transforms, you will feel more relaxed and happier and kinder and more generous and more compassionate and more joyful, you will surprise yourself. You may even find yourself wondering what has suddenly happened to you and why was only so happy when no major change has happened to you in your life. And nothing has changed in the outside environment. What has happened is that your inner
environment changed. Thanks to your being grateful your inner environment changed. They did this experiment of listing 10 things to be grateful for at the University of California with patients have chronic depression and they found remarkable improvement in one month without using any medication.
I remind you of myself, gratitude is very powerful. It is very healing. It is the essence of our audience. This is what will kindle the love of Allah subhana wa tada in your in my life and those who for whom the love of Allah exists and may that be true for all of us. It will increase and enhance it and that will open doors for you where you could not imagine my dog gonna lie for who has taco comes as a result of love. And when the person the man and the woman the act of Allah has taba Quran Allah, Allah subhanaw taala becomes sufficient for him. ask Allah subhanaw taala gelato to be pleased with you and never to be displeased. ask Allah Subhana Allah to accept your coming. ask
Allah subhanho wa Taala accept your Jamaat ask Allah subhanaw taala to help you in ways that you could not imagine. ask Allah subhanaw taala to protect you from COVID every kind of evil, that which you know and that which you don't know, ask Allah subhanaw taala to relieve you from all suffering to relieve you and cleanse you of all disobedience to him that might be there in your lives. ask Allah subhanho wa Taala jela Dylan who to accept your drawers to give you whatever you ask him with hair and afia and to increase that in keeping with his majesty and grace was Allah Allah Nabeel Karim? Allah Allah He was savage vain erotica hamara hibino al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa salam
aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.